Seared Yellowfin Tuna w/ Orange Teriyaki

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Yellowfin Tuna Recipes by Cousin Donnie

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4


2 tablespoons butter
1 yellow Florida onion, thinly sliced
1 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
2 tablespoons Florida orange juice
1 teaspoon fresh ginger root, grated
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 Florida habanera pepper, seeded and diced
4 8-ounce Florida yellowfin tuna steaks
cracked black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
Florida orange slices for garnish


In a small sauce pan, melt butter and sauté the onion over medium heat until soft. Add marmalade, teriyaki sauce, orange juice, ginger, curry powder and diced habaneras; heat through. Set aside and keep warm. Coat tuna steaks with cracked pepper. Heat olive oil in sauté pan over medium high heat; sear tuna to desired doneness, turning once. Cook for 2 minutes on each side for rare center; 3 to 5 minutes each side for medium center; 5 to 8 minutes each side for well-done center. Spoon the orange teriyaki sauce over steaks in the pan to glaze or spoon sauce onto plate and place tuna on top. Garnish with orange slices.

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